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AIAIAI TMA-2 Modular Headphone review

Why have one pair of headphones when you could have four? AIAIAI’s latest release gives you the option of building your own headphones, whatever your need – say hello to the TMA-2 Modular.…

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Review: Lorenzo Bartoletti – Smokey Job EP

Italian producer Lorenzo Bartoletti has cropped up on a series of esteemed releases over the years, with the likes of Natural Rhythm, Trapez and VIVa all playing host to his inimitable and emerging talents. His debut outing for his own Alfa Romero imprint, however, might just be his best yet, …

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Live Review: Goldfish @ Fun In The Sun Festival

Goldfish are South African duo Dominic Peters and David Poole. Together, they’ve been making music together for over a decade, with everything from house to jazz to more recently, dubstep, forming a part of a heady sound palette. Having just released their fourth studio album, Three Second Memory, the lads …

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EP Review: Winter Son – Here Is a Ghost

Winter Son’s latest EP, Here Is a Ghost, is perhaps more suited to Halloween than the festive season with its eerie paranormal theme and spectral soundscapes.

Having clearly taken inspiration from the horror movies that shaped his youth, Winter Son, aka Manchester’s Thomas Ragsdale, has created two original …

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EP Review: dotSTRIPE – Make A Wish

Act Natural Records has always been a reliable source for clued up DJs and house loving punters over the ages. Regardless of whether it’s scrupulously produced downtempo or classy dancefloor fare, their releases always leave you yearning for more, thanks in the main to the label’s refusal to be pigeonholed. …

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EP Review: Erol Alkan – Illumination

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, the name Erol Alkan will surely call to mind the best of indie remixes. From Metronomy to Tame Impala, he’s worked his magic transforming indie hits into dancefloor-fillers since the early 2000s through his work at seminal indie nightclub Trash as a promoter …

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BEYONCE BROKE THE INTERNET

Last night, Queen Bey sucker punched the internet into global BeyMania, releasing a visual album with 14 songs, 17 videos and more than the Beyontourage had ever dreamed of. All the single ladies, single gentleman and just about everyone one with an internet connection collectively performed the mechanic hand twist

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NOFAYs 2013: James Embiricos – Certified Rock$tar

Welcome to The NOFAYs 2013: The Notion Office’s Favourite (note: not ‘Best’) Albums of the Year, our take on the now-ubiquitous end-of-year list.

We don’t normally partake in the monotonous routine of compiling EOY lists, made with the intent of bragging about a b-side that no one has ever heard

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Review: Shine 2009 @ Oval Space, London 26/11/13

It’s amazing that you never realise much you need something are before you get used to it. Opened in April 2012, Oval Space has quickly become one of London’s best gig venues; combining the intimacy and sound system brilliance of a club with an eclectic and intelligently-programmed schedule of events …

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NOFAYs 2013: Michael Lewin – Editor

Welcome to The NOFAYs 2013: The Notion Office’s Favourite (note: not ‘Best’) Albums of the Year, our take on the now-ubiquitous end-of-year list.

We don’t normally partake in the monotonous routine of compiling EOY lists, made with the intent of bragging about a b-side that no one has ever heard

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